To create meaningful change by increasing communication, partnerships and goodwill among stakeholders in the areas of treatment, advocacy, and clinical research with an emphasis on community and advocacy engagement, stigma reduction, and ensuring that clinical research is recognized as a trusted care option.
The Messaging Committee created a series of commercials to address the stigma of mental illness and promote research. These videos are available to Coalition members to use for website, social media, or television spots. We can edit your organizations information to the end of the spots. To see more videos, log into the Community Login and look in the Gallery.
In this podcast, Luke speaks with Michael Pollock, CEO of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA). Michael, whose personal connection to mental illness drives his commitment to the importance of DBSA’s work,talks about what DBSA is doing to support those living with mental health disorders including recruiting and training more facilitators, expanding the number of local chapters, and identifying geographic and demographic communities where we want to offer more support.
DBSA provides hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders. Through online and print resources, nearly 600 support groups, and more than 200 chapters across the country, DBSA reaches millions of people each year with in-person and online peer support; current, readily understandable information about depression and bipolar disorder; and empowering tools focused on an integrated approach to wellness.
We recognize that mental health clinical research is a particularly challenging area within research so we’ve brought together stakeholders from pharma, CRO’s, and sites to identify some obstacles and challenges unique to CNS research.
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Zoom Conversation: Trauma Informed Care: Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Environment for Those Living with PTSD and other Brain Disorders Friday, April 30th at 3pm ET / Noon PT Apart from PTSD studies, statistics show that 9 out of 10 individuals with a diagnosed mental illness have experienced some form of trauma. In this Trauma-Informed Care zoom […]